Hair Professional Advanced and Creative Level 3 Apprenticeship (AFHAB)

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We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code BC151
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Advanced and Creative Hair Professionals are creative, passionate, and driven professionals who work without supervision, managing themselves and others when required. They provide a quality service, whilst working to the highest standards and continuously developing their personal and professional skills.


An Advanced and Creative Hair Professional works in the hair industry, which is one of the largest, most trusted and fashion forward professions. They take ownership of their work and client lists, accept responsibility, are proactive, flexible and adaptable, plan their work and time, they aim for excellence by taking exceptional pride in their work and industry.

The work environment can be varied in size, style and ambiance, from a bespoke salon, the media industry, cruise ships, product houses and manufacturers to luxury high-end hair salon.

They are highly skilled and experienced individual professionals who deliver hair fashion forward trends, which are innovative styles inspired by current images and their own creativity, individual flair, imagination and interpretation.

•Creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques and creatively colour and lighten hair

•Provide client consultation services

Optional Units

•Hair colour correction services

•Develop, enhance and evaluate your creative hairdressing skills

•Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed by your assessor by E-portfolio and workplace observation. Guided learner hours are delivered during contracted working hours.

Entry requirements

Level 2 Hair Professional or NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing

2 GCSE’s Grade C/4 in Maths and English

You will also need to successfully pass a Disclosure Barring Service Check

You will need to find an employer to employ you as an apprentice. Please see our Apprenticeship vacancies.

Your next steps...

Upon achieving the qualification you can be self-employed or employed in a salon, be a salon owner, or even travel the world on cruise ships.